Director for Scotland

We are looking to appoint a Director to lead the GPhC’s work in Scotland, ensuring we regulate in a way which responds to local demands across Great Britain.

Closing date: 14 June 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

Salary: £57,810 - £63,100 pa + benefits

Location: Scotland, home-based

Follow this link for details on how to apply

The role

The Director for Scotland will lead our work in Scotland and ensure our strategic direction and regulatory approach reflects and aligns with Scotland's legislative frameworks, public policy priorities and health delivery structures.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a strategic thinker who can assess the implications of local issues and translate risk and impact to an organisational level
  • Possess demonstrable experience of leading teams across organisations to deliver key strategic priorities. 
  • Have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong trusting relationships whilst also possessing strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Possess political acumen and have a detailed understanding of political landscapes, public policy priorities and healthcare delivery structures.
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About the GPhC

We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

The GPhC is a respected regulatory body, acknowledged by the Professional Standards Authority for meeting all the Standards of Good Regulation.

Our organisation has long-term vision and desire for highly skilled and specialist staff and is committed to workforce learning and development opportunities.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

To find out more about the benefits of working at the GPhC please read: A quick guide to your benefits [N.B. these benefits apply to staff/employees, not associates]

Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to:

Please consult the job description document below to help you prepare your application:

Director for Scotland - role description [PDF 175.5 KB]

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 14 June 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

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